Using Windows Event Logs to Identify Health Issues

Windows event logs are a critical resource for any administrator of a Windows-based application. In addition to the operating system writing all activity in these logs, many applications, including Lync, write activity to the Windows event logs. Lync Server logs important informational, warning, and critical events to the Windows event log. These logs can be found in Event Viewer under Applications and Services Logs, under Lync Server. Figure 13.8 shows an example of these logs on a Lync Server.

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Figure 13.8. Lync Server event logs in Event Viewer.

Because event logs are written in the order in ...

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